#### Answer

$-x + 3y = -40$
$y = \frac{x}{3} - \frac{40}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

$-6x + 18y = -240$
6, 18 and 240 are multiples of 6, and therefore can divide the whole equation by 6.
$-x + 3y = -40$
$3y = x - 40$
$y = \frac{x}{3} - \frac{40}{3}$

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Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1439047901

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978-1-43904-790-3

$-x + 3y = -40$
$y = \frac{x}{3} - \frac{40}{3}$

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